Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 89 99
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.81% 1.60% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.89% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 20
South Yorkshire median annual salary £60,000 £31,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.00% -5.30% -17.50%
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +11.94% +3.08%

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 958 1166 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 86.54% 84.92% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 808 955 1242
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,025
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in South Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in South Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in South Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -4 9 £60,000 +100.00%
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Test
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple